Photo: Army parades expelled student who masterminded the killing of Ibadan Army school Commandant

The 2 Division, Nigerian Army, Ibadan, have paraded the suspected killers of Colonel Anthony Okeyim, the Commandant of the Command Secondary School, Apata, Ibadan who was strangled to death last December (Read here).

Parading the suspects before newsmen in Ibadan, Oyo state yesterday, Colonel Timothy Antigha, who is the Deputy Director, Public Relations, 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, said one of the suspects is a former student of the school that was expelled for stealing. Antigha said investigations by the Army and police led to the arrest of one of the suspects who was using the Samsung X4 phone of the deceased.

The suspects had gone to the commandant’s premises within the school compound to rob and kill him.

He disclosed that the expelled student gave the others the necessary information needed to carry out their operation. According to Antigha, the arrest of the suspects was made possible by the full support of the Oyo state police command. All the paraded suspects will soon be arraigned in court.


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